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Weeekly’s Shin Ji-yoon permanently leaves group to focus on mental health

  • Shin Jiyoon of K-pop girl group Weeekly has permanently left the group due to mental health concerns.
  • The lead vocalist and sub-rapper for the seven-member group took two mental health hiatuses: one back in August 2021 and another in March earlier this year. She has not resumed activities since.
  • According to IST Entertainment, Shin has dealt with anxiety since the group’s debut in June 2020.
  • Weeekly is slated to perform at HallyuPopFest in London next month.

IST Entertainment announced yesterday that Shin Jiyoon of their girl group Weeekly will permanently leave the group to focus on her mental health. 

According to the label, Shin has dealt with anxiety since Weeekly’s’s debut in June 2020. The seven-member group debuted with the album “We Are” and title track music video “Tag Me.”